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Cult Classics
Retro Showcase Cult Classics

Our Cult Classics calendar includes silver screen masterpieces from the early 20th century through to now.

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10 Jun
David Lynch Retrospective
Retro Showcase David Lynch Retrospective

We're showcasing all ten feature films by the master of surreal cinema, David Lynch, to commemorate his 75th birthday.

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28 Jul
Sir Alex Ferguson: Never Give In –  Special Limited Season
Special Limited Season Sir Alex Ferguson: Never Give In – Special Limited Season

Join us for a special limited season of this critically acclaimed portrait of the greatest football manager in history!

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30 Jul
¡Almodóvar!
Retro Showcase ¡Almodóvar!

A complete retrospective of the master of melodrama's films.

ATAME!
31 Jul
Charlie Chaplin Retrospective
Showcase Charlie Chaplin Retrospective

Rediscover the magic of the original master of film comedy, Charlie Chaplin, with this glorious program of his greatest films.

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31 Jul
Shiva Baby – Advance Screening
Special Event Shiva Baby – Advance Screening

See the acclaimed cringe-comedy Shiva Baby ahead of release, with limited edition Babka Choc-Tops available at the bar.

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01 Aug
Seven Beauties: The Films of Lina Wertmüller
Retro Showcase Seven Beauties: The Films of Lina Wertmüller

Seven of the irreverent, rule-breaking director's best films.

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02 Aug
Jean-Pierre Melville: Master of Shadows and Silence
Retro Showcase Jean-Pierre Melville: Master of Shadows and Silence

Discover the essence of French cool with our essential Jean-Pierre Melville retrospective, featuring six stunning features.

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05 Aug
The Suicide Squad - Tickets on Sale Now!
Special Promotion The Suicide Squad - Tickets on Sale Now!

DC's bonkers superhero blockbuster, helmed by director James Gunn, hits theatres soon, and you can grab your tickets now!

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07 Aug
The Six – Special Limited Season!
Special Limited Season The Six – Special Limited Season!

Join us for this fascinating & untold true story of what happened to the Titanic's Chinese passengers!

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09 Aug
Beyond the Burning – Special Event Screening
Special Event Beyond the Burning – Special Event Screening

Join us for a special event screening of this revelatory film that tackles the most vital issues facing us today

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12 Aug
Spirited Away – 20th Anniversary Season
Special Event Spirited Away – 20th Anniversary Season

Join us to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Spirited Away, one of the most beautiful animated films ever made!

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15 Aug
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory – 50th Anniversary 4K Screening
Special Event Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory – 50th Anniversary 4K Screening

Join us for a 50th anniversary celebration of this beloved family classic, presented in beautiful 4K!

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25 Aug
Annette – Advance Screening
Special Event Annette – Advance Screening

Catch highly-anticipated Cannes favourite Annette ahead of release, alongside a complimentary glass of sparkling.

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26 Aug
Chopper (2000) –  20th Anniversary Season
Special Limited Season Chopper (2000) – 20th Anniversary Season

Join us to celebrate the 20th anniversary of this iconic Aussie crime thriller that made Eric Bana into a star!

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01 Sep
Last Horns of Africa – Q&A Screening
Q&A Screening Last Horns of Africa – Q&A Screening

Join us for a special event screening of "The Last Horns of Africa" featuring a virtual Q&A with directors Morgan Pelt and Garth Bruno Austin!

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02 Sep
Summer of Soul – Special Limited Season
Special Limited Season Summer of Soul – Special Limited Season

Join us for this acclaimed documentary that both captures an important historical moment and feels powerfully relevant.

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11 Sep
André Rieu: Together Again Concert
Special Limited Season André Rieu: Together Again Concert

Join us for a special limited season of André Rieu's latest concert, a heart-warming global spectacular!

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26 Sep
Live Comedy At Classic - Featuring Fiona O'Loughlin, Tom Ballard and more!
Special Event Live Comedy At Classic - Featuring Fiona O'Loughlin, Tom Ballard and more!

Join us for regular stand-up comedy events live in cinema featuring some of Melbourne's best comedians.

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26 Sep
Tom Ballard – Live at Classic
Special Event Tom Ballard – Live at Classic

Beloved Australian comedian Tom Ballard (Tonightly with Tom Ballard) performs LIVE at Classic!

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14 Oct
Cinema Reborn 2021
Film Festival Cinema Reborn 2021

A Celebration of Cinema’s Grand Heritage

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17 Oct
A Boy Called Sailboat – Soundtrack Performed Live by The Grigoryan Brothers
Special Event A Boy Called Sailboat – Soundtrack Performed Live by The Grigoryan Brothers

Join us for a live performance of this incredible film's soundtrack from acclaimed guitarists the Grigoryan Brothers!

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04 Nov
Paul Thomas Anderson Retrospective
Retro Showcase Paul Thomas Anderson Retrospective

To celebrate PTA's upcoming film "Soggy Bottom", we're showcasing all 8 features from this daring and eclectic master of cinema.

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Met Opera
Showcase Met Opera

Presenting a selection of the best live theatre performances from The Metropolitan Opera on the big screen.

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Hitchcock Retrospective
Showcase Hitchcock Retrospective

We're bringing nearly the entire oeuvre of the Master of Suspense himself back to the big screen.

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Open Caption Sessions
Open Caption Sessions

Weekly open caption sessions for anyone who needs it.

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JIFF
Film Festival JIFF

We are the proud home of the Jewish International Film Festival in Melbourne.

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BYO Baby at Classic
BYO Baby at Classic

Crying, kicking, screaming is welcome, and that goes for the babies as well. 

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Classic Southside
Classic Southside

Jazz, comedy and talks are back at Classic Southside.

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Art and Theatre on Screen
Showcase Art and Theatre on Screen

Presenting fine art and theatre on The Big Screen. 

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CHIFF
Film Festival CHIFF

Dream, learn and giggle at the Children's International Film Festival

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Classic Matinees
Retro Showcase Classic Matinees

They had style, they had grace. Special matinee screenings of the greatest and most glamourous pictures from Hollywood and beyond. Don't just stand there, let's get to it!

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Classic Rooftop
Rooftop Classic Rooftop

Come up and see us sometime.

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Film and Frothies Preview Screenings
Film and Frothies Film and Frothies Preview Screenings

Enjoy previews of these fresh films with a complimentary Kaiju Krush! on arrival*, plus cheap frothies from the bar until close.

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Final Account – Exclusive Season
EXCLUSIVE Final Account – Exclusive Season

Co-presented by the Jewish International Film Festival.

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Fiona O'Loughlin – Live At Classic!
Special Event Fiona O'Loughlin – Live At Classic!

Melbourne comedy queen Fiona O’Loughlin (Spicks and Specks, I’m a Celebrity) headlines a night of side-splitting stand-up live at Classic, MCed by radio legend Richard Stubbs!

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Limited Edition Classic Tote Bags for Sale
Special Promotion Limited Edition Classic Tote Bags for Sale

Our new limited edition tote is a must-have accessory for any serious cinephile.

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Limited Edition Classic T-Shirts and Masks For Sale
Special Promotion Limited Edition Classic T-Shirts and Masks For Sale

Attention Classic superfans! We have a limited supply of Classic t-shirts and masks for sale in the gift shop.

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National Theatre Live
NT LIVE National Theatre Live

The best of British theatre on our cinema screens.

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New Music Classics: Live Experimental and New Music
Southside New Music Classics: Live Experimental and New Music

Every second Thursday at Classic Southside.

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